Prison Inreach Practitioner

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Prison In Reach Practitioner – Wolverhampton

Job type:Full time, FTC for 12 months

Salary:  £23,552 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week (+ 5 hours paid lunch)

Location: Wolverhampton

At Nacro we educate, nurture and transform lives, would you like to join an outstanding team of professionals who make a positive impact on society. We achieve this by offering a range of vocational and academic learning routes to create independent, socially inclusive and economically active citizens to lead meaningful and prosperous lives.

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen to work alongside Recovery Near You Substance Misuse service.
The role is for a practitioner and support worker to work alongside our local prisons.

This post is for 12 months and is a part of a new funding stream. The post holder will be required to work with service users who are currently in prison and will attend local prisons to complete assessments and a prison release plans prior service users release.

The aim of the roles is to ensure a seamless continuity of service from prison to community. On some occasions, the post holders will collect the service users from prison.
 The post holders will be expected to deliver group work packages, 1-1 psychosocial sessions, and relapse prevention work.

The successful candidates will also work in the local courts offering a drop in service, following service user post release plans, wrap around services, assisting service users to have a release address and work with family/ carers before service users release from prison.

A DBS will be required for this role.

Please apply online

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